Posts Tagged ‘Marathon’

Tokyo Marathon, 28 Feb 2016 – Race Report

Posted: 29th February 2016 by mockjogger in Race reports
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            Race day. I woke at 6.00 with a sense of relief. After a week of jetlag-induced insomnia, rare for me, I had slept well. I had a finely-tuned schedule to get to the race and it started with breakfast in the room – granola and dry fruit mix carried all […]

Edinburgh Marathon, 25 May 2014 – Race Report

Posted: 26th May 2014 by mockjogger in Race reports
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Really, calling this race the Edinburgh Marathon is a masterclass of spinnery. The race starts in the centre of the city, fair enough, but then gets out of there as fast as possible, never to return. The East Lothian marathon would be a more appropriate moniker. Whatever, come Friday evening it was time to welcome […]

Paris Marathon, 6 Apr 2014 – Race Report

Posted: 8th April 2014 by mockjogger in Race reports
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The travel connections, like almost all the logistics for the Paris Marathon went like clockwork. I flew from Edinburgh to Paris on Friday morning before the race. Off the flight, RER to Chatalet, a couple of metro switches later and I was at the Expo in Porte de Versailles. There were no queues at all […]